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synonyms for police

  • detective
  • force
  • law enforcement
  • man
  • badge
  • bear
  • blue
  • bluecoat
  • bobby
  • bull
  • constable
  • constabulary
  • cop
  • copper
  • corps
  • fed
  • flatfoot
  • fuzz
  • gendarme
  • gumshoe
  • heat
  • law
  • narc
  • officers
  • oink
  • patrolman
  • pig
  • boy scout
  • county mounty
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How to use police in a sentence

Moreno said the major told him he summoned him to the police station “to alert me that I can face four charges for his publications.”
CUBAN AUTHORITIES THREATEN TO ARREST LGBTQ ACTIVIST, JOURNALISTMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Injunctions ban individuals from being around anyone else the police deem gang members even if neither has a criminal record.
WHILE WE’RE RETHINKING POLICING, IT’S TIME TO END GANG INJUNCTIONSJAMIE WILSONSEPTEMBER 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There’s no current timeline on when the next chief of police will be hired, Lorson said.
OCEANSIDE IS RETHINKING ITS POLICE CHIEF HIRING PROCESS FOLLOWING COMMUNITY CONCERNSKAYLA JIMENEZSEPTEMBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In recent weeks, though, Nucci has been interviewing people who’ve received a ticket and they all claim they were cited after saying something an officer found personally offensive — usually about the police and sometimes quietly to themselves.
MORNING REPORT: PUNISHED FOR PISSING OFF POLICEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In both cases, police appear to have stretched the law far beyond its intended use.
THOSE TICKETED FOR SEDITIOUS LANGUAGE SAY THEIR ONLY CRIME WAS TALKING BACKKATE NUCCISEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Thousands of protesters have taken to Kenosha’s streets over the past two weeks, raising their voices against police violence that disproportionately affects communities of color.
KENOSHA’S UNUSUAL ECONOMIC EVOLUTION MADE IT THE PERFECT POLITICAL FLASHPOINTREYMASHAYEKHISEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
The police officer who remains unidentified shot McDade in the Leon Arms apartment complex in Tallahassee’s south side on May 27.
TONY MCDADE CASE LEAVES MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONSMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
She was also widely seen as too friendly with police, and too dependent on them to build her cases, to hold them accountable when needed.
AS TRUMP CALLS FOR LAW AND ORDER, CAN CHICAGO’S TOP PROSECUTOR BEAT THE CHARGE THAT SHE’S SOFT ON CRIME?BY MICK DUMKESEPTEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
There are certain elements in our community that don’t take a break when the police take a break.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
I had unmarked police in front of my house for weeks, and following my wife driving my daughter to school.
LEVI STRAUSS’S CHIP BERGH ON WHY HE’S TAKING HIS MOST DIRECT STANCE YET AGAINST STRUCTURAL RACISMELLEN MCGIRTSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO POLICE

  • align
  • array
  • class
  • classify
  • clear the decks
  • dispose
  • file
  • fix up
  • form
  • group
  • line up
  • methodize
  • organize
  • police
  • police up
  • position
  • put in good shape
  • put in order
  • put to rights
  • range
  • rank
  • regulate
  • sort
  • spruce
  • spruce up
  • systematize
  • tidy
  • whip into shape
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